Edinburgh

Edinburgh Anti-Cuts Alliance Meeting

6.30pm Thursday 16th January 2014                                                                                            Augustine Church, George IV Bridge                                                                                                The second meeting of the newly reformed EACA will be looking at building a demonstation against cuts to the City of Edinburgh Council’s bu

Planting ACORNs

At our recent general meeting EPTAG agreed not only to assist in the create of a Scotland-wide private tenant’s organisation, Private Tenants Scotland, but also to join with ACORN Scotland, a broader community organisation based on principles similar to our own.

Meeting to plan protest at the Edinburgh Tory Conference

11am Saturday 11th Jan 2014                Augustine Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.                                                            In March the Scottish Conservative Party will hold their annual conference at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Spanish Women's Choice. Against new abortion law

12/01/2014 13:00
12/01/2014 16:00

Hi,

 

We are seeking support from local feminist organisations to join protest against the new abortion law reform in Spain.

Zapatistas: the wealth of dignity

On the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising of 1st January 1994 we publish this article by Luis Hernández Navarro which illustrates the achievements of Zapatista autonomy.  Thanks to Dorset Chiapas Solidarity.

Anti workfare demonstrators blockade Salvation Army shop in Edinburgh

Demonstrators opposing workfare and sanctions blockaded a large Salvation Army charity shop in central Edinburgh on 7th December.  The approximately 40 protestors included some unemployed people who had themselves been press-ganged to work for nothing in Salvation Army charity shops.

EPTAG demands action against criminal landlords!

Over the last couple of months, dozens of tenants who are being exploited by criminal landlord Mark Fortune have come to us with their concerns and demands for action. As part of our campaign we staged a successful protest on Monday 16th December to highlight Edinburgh City Council’s lack of action against criminal landlords.

Is renting becoming unaffordable in Edinburgh?

In the Edinburgh Evening News today there is an article, featuring comments from EPTAG, about how renting privately in Edinburgh is becoming unaffordable for many people.

International solidarity for the freedom of Mario González

"We the undersigned, from our spaces and geographies, demand the immediate release of Mario González, the young man unjustly imprisoned since October 2nd.

Greater Leith Against the Cuts - organising meeting

10/12/2013 18:30

Greater Leith Against The Cuts (GLATC) holds regular meetings in the Leith
area to organise against cuts affecting the local community. We also
co-ordinate with the Edinburgh Anti-Cuts Alliance and other local community
based groups on city-wide
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campaigns.

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